Diffuse Dermal Angiomatosis of the Breast

Diffuse dermal angiomatosis is rare and usually considered a variant of reactive angioendotheliomatosis. It generally involves the extremities of patients with severe vascular disease and other comorbidities. Two patients with…Continue readingDiffuse Dermal Angiomatosis of the Breast

Targeted therapy

Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that works differently to chemotherapy. Chemotherapy attacks all rapidly dividing cells in the body, but targeted therapy works by “targeting” those differences that…Continue readingTargeted therapy

Cancer treatment centres in Nepal

1.   B. P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital (BPKMCH): BPKMCH is the first tertiary level cancer hospital in Nepal, which provides all types of cancer treatment services, such as surgical oncology,…Continue readingCancer treatment centres in Nepal

Treatment of breast cancer

Treatments are less invasive when breast cancer is detected at an early stage. Challenges for breast cancer treatment in Nepal include patient’s financial status (given the huge out-of-pocket expenditure), accessibility…Continue readingTreatment of breast cancer


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Microvesicular fatty liver is seen in all except

  • Obesity
  • Reyes syndrome
  • Tetracyclines
  • Acute fatty liver of Pregnancy


Correct Answer : Obesity
Ref: Harrisons 17th edition page no 1982
Obesity is not a cause of microvesicular steatosis ; it is a cause of macrovesicular steatosis
Causes of microvesicular steatosis
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
Reye’s syndrome
Hepatitis D
Drugs – Tetracycline, Valproate
Causes of Macrovesicular Steatosis
Insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia
Centripetal obesity
Type 2 diabetes
Protein deficiency (Kwashiorkor)
Choline deficiency
Liver disease
Wilson disease
Chronic hepatitis C—genotype 3
Indian childhood cirrhosis
Jejunoileal bypass

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